Af-Pak Desk

India, Pakistan foreign secretaries meet in New Delhi

New Delhi, Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar met with his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry in New Delhi on Tuesday. Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said, “India’s FS [Foreign Secretary] emphasized the need for…

Taliban Announce Spring Offensive in Afghanistan

DUBAI—The Taliban in Afghanistan declared the start of their fighting season on Tuesday, vowing to take control of more territory and launch large-scale attacks against the Kabul government and its foreign allies, including the U.S….

US F-16 crashes in Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan’s Taliban terrorist group on Wednesday claimed to have shot down a U.S. fighter jet that the U.S. military had earlier said had crashed as the result of an accident. According to a Taliban statement,…